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prep./v. right against (one's face, chest...); split, chop, cleave; be split, be broken; strike (by lightning)
Other meanings
[pǐ]   v. split one's legs or fingers as widely apart as possible; break off; strip off
    knife
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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pī tóu
adv. at the very start
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tā jiàn le wǒ pī tóu jiù mà
phr. He cursed me the moment he saw me.
pī kāi
v. split open
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yí zhèn léi diàn jiāng shù pī kāi
phr. A thunderbolt split up the tree.
pí tuǐ
v. to cheat on one's partner, to have a love affair outside a romantic relationship
pǐ chà
v. to do splits
pī chéng liǎng bàn
phr. to chop into two halves
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gāng bǐ jiān shuāi pī le .
phr. When the pen fell to the ground, the tip split open.